ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY! This MOVE IN READY CUSTOM-BUILT home sits “on the brow of the hill” of 18.2 acres, with an oversized 2 car garage that boasts a second level studio, incredible privacy, energy efficient design choices, spaces to create, room for animals, farming and garden options, woods framing open fields adjoining historic Stratford Hall Foundation Property, all near the Potomac River’s community of Stratford Harbour full of amenities! HOME IS READY FOR THE NEXT CHAPTER.
Located conveniently in Westmoreland County, just off Rt 3 in a noncommercial-rural setting that adjoins historic Stratford Hall property off North Independence Drive, minutes from the Potomac River and the nearby town of Montross for grocery, medical, schools, and government center. This CUSTOM BUILT 1992 energy efficient option-home APPEARS modest at first. The driveway entrance, set between two 8 acres of open fields, has original buildings.
The detached 2 car garage with electricity has a private entrance to a second level open studio/office with separate heating/cooling unit. Just steps away is THE DECEPTIVE HOME COTTAGE ENTRANCE designed for foot-traffic of a country home with immediate access to the foyer with half bath where you can kick off your shoes and hang up your coat. Just past the foyer entrance is the main floor with ORIGINAL WOOD FOORING full of NATURAL LIGHT from expansive windows throughout this 3200 sq ft home. Main level has living room with gas fireplace, formal dining room space, a separate kitchen, opening to nearly year-round usage sunroom and solarium enclosed space. The primary bedroom has connected full bathroom (double vanity/laundry chute), walk-in cedar lined closet and glass FRENCH DOORS leading to a private screened in porch to enjoy the serenity of country living!
Off the living room is an unexpected staircase leading to a loft area with oversized eve storage (cedar lined), large enough for sleeper sofa and/or desk, home office space or hobby area. A separate set of stairs takes you down to a family room with a second gas fireplace, space for a den/office, and bedroom 2 with a cedar lined closet, and a separate full bathroom. There is a utility room and separate washer and dryer area and home is equipped with Electrolux Central Vacuum system. This home PERCS for 4 bedrooms, so feel free to convert the unfinished area with rough in for a full bathroom, to another bedroom with private entrance or leave it as a studio, workout room or perhaps a home entertainment area! BUT WAIT! Did you see THE INDOOR LAP POOL? Yes! ENCLOSED with retractable glass windows to enjoy year-round! Yet another door leads to the serene outdoor patio with stone walkways to the hillside terrace and enclosed firepit area for entertaining. Do not miss the ENERGY CHOICES: Hydronic/Radiant heated floors are on both living levels with energy choice for warmth throughout the home. There is still the option of 2 gas fireplaces and dual zone electric heat pumps for heat and AC. There are SOLAR panels (paid for), designed for home passive solar energy using net energy metering on the rear of the home augmenting energy efficiency living when you transfer the ownership. This home has a completely wired in home security system so that you can relax and embrace THE JOY THAT COUNTRY LIVING BRINGS when you are home or away! Owners utilized the original farmhouse built of cypress timbers (likely early 1800s), a well house (dating to the 1930s), and other outbuildings for storage and gardening] mature oak trees, holly trees, seasonal flowering boarders and shrubs all framed by woods. THIS PROPERTY SALE ALSO CONVEYS LOT 77 of Stratford Harbor, minutes away - loaded with amenities (HOA includes: access to MARINIA, BOAT LAUNCH, LAKE, Shark Tooth Beach, Community pool, tennis courts, and community activities. CREATE YOUR PACE Come home to 730 North Independence Drive!
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